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Enable linux serial console (#serial ) 2018-01-19
Serial port console This is how to get serial port console working on a Ubuntu 16.04 (or any systemd based OS) and how to access it with idrac/ssh. To get serial port working on a running system: systemctl enable [email protected] systemctl start [email protected] Update Grub: To get serial console during boot up, including the grub menu: Go ahead and edit /etc/default/grub GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="splash quiet" GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="console=tty0" GRUB_TERMINAL="console serial" # also, it takes so long to boot a server, adding 10 # second to the grub menu is more good than harm GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 Access it via idrac